Wednesday, October 6, 2010

New Hampshire filmmaker Peter Shanelaris joins Lakes Region Community College's Media Arts & Technology Program


[From Mike Place at Lakes Region Community College.]
Independent filmmaker and cinematographer Peter Shanelaris has joined the faculty of Lakes Region Community College this semester as an adjunct professor in LRCC's Media Arts and Technology program.

"Peter will engage and enlighten the young filmmakers of New England," says LRCC Media Arts Coordinator, Mike Place. "Faculty and students are excited to have Peter's energy and passion for filmmaking. His extensive knowledge and insight will truly add value to our students’ experience here at LRCC."

Shanelaris has written and directed the independent feature film KINGSMEN'S REDEEMER. His next project is a high-flying thrill ride called HANG DOGS, in pre-production now. Shanelaris’ production company is colorfully named Purple Crayon Productions. One may visit his website at purplec.com or contact him at pshanelaris@ccsnh.edu.

LRCC student videos may be viewed at vimeo.com/channels/graphicsandmedialrcc.

Photo: Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) Media Arts and Technology Adjunct Professor Peter Shanelaris (right) demonstrates the state-of-the-art RED ONE HD camera in the College’s Center for Arts and Technology on Prescott Hill. Observing the demonstration are LRCC Media Arts students, Todd Lajoie and Deb Hadden. Shanelaris is the new Cinematography Professor at LRCC. He will be teaching Introduction to Cinematography and Movie Making I.